Eating heart-healthy on Valentine’s

food for thought

February makes us think of the color red – red hearts for Valentine’s Day and National Wear Red Day for the American Heart Association.  We should also think about red fruits and veggies for their heart healthy nutrition. More...

A ‘bear’-y special Valentine’s Day lesson

In the popular children’s book, “Corduroy,” the leading character – an investigative teddy bear on a mission to find his lost button – is adopted in the end by a caring, young girl named Lisa.  More...

Auditions set for ‘Dreamgirls’ production

Auditions will be held soon for Roxboro Little Theater’s production of “Dreamgirls.”  More...

Basket class offered

Interested basketmakers can learn how to creat this basket, made with sectional slotted wood base, with a 12-inch square top push in handle and round, flat or flat oval plain reeds. More...

Heart health is the topic of the month

The Person County Senior Center is offering several health events this month in observance of American Heart Month.  More...

Miss North Carolina to visit Cambridge Hills Assisted Living

Cambridge Hills Assisted Living and the Person County Senior Center have announced that Miss North Carolina Victoria Hudgins will be visiting Cambridge Hills on February 13th at 7 p.m.  Cambridge Hills is located at 5660 Durham Road in Roxboro.& More...

TDA Director McMann updates Kiwanis Club on activities

At the November 20 meeting of the Roxboro Kiwanis Club at La Piazza restaurant in uptown Roxboro, Margaret McMann, Director of the Person County Tourism Development Authority (TDA), updated the club on current TDA activities. More...

Movie night at the Kirby

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department, Person County Arts Council and Piedmont Community College will sponsor a showing of the movie Loving on Friday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m.  More...

Let’s get physical

Many people have chosen to focus on being healthier in 2018 and some have even made a New Year’s resolution to lose weight and exercise more.  Those are both good goals to have and the Extension Office wants to help you succeed. More...

The Kirby Gallery will host the NCCU Student art show

In February the Kirby Gallery extends an invitation to students studying in the North Carolina Central University art program to mount a show. More...

The Kirby Gallery features No Ordinary Moments — Mike Ciriello

The Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks Department, the Person County Arts Council and Piedmont Community College would like to announce that the Upper Gallery of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro is featuring No Ordinary Moments &ndash More...

EXTENSION NOTES

BEGINNING FARMER WORKSHOP   More...

Garden Study Club

The Garden Study Club January’s meeting was the Club Annual Business Meeting. The Floral Exhibit was “Designer’s Choice” which is an edible exhibit for the birds! More...

Poky Little Puppy and Corduroy are coming to town

Two lovable book characters will each pay a visit to the Person County Public Library for stories, fun, music and photo opportunities for children young and old.  More...

Kiwanis Club holds October meeting

The Roxboro Kiwanis Club had a busy meeting on Oct. More...

Local children learn social skills in the county’s first “Pre-Cotillion” class

The first “Pre-Cotillion 1” class was recently held at Palace Point Amusement Center in Roxboro.  More...

A new home, thanks to the community

Tom Lamm looks around the living room of his new apartment. Wooden furniture and boxes of books, ceramic bowls and old movies line the linoleum floor, spilling into the breakfast nook and small kitchen. More...

Seamster explains program to Kiwanians

Person County students can better prepare for future employment through the Workforce Development program at Piedmont Community College, according to the program’s director Deborah Seamster, who presented to the Roxboro Kiwanis Club during the More...

Person County seniors invited to line dance

The Person County Senior Center is offering a beginner’s line dancing class on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., starting on Jan. 10th.  The class is free and open to anyone aged 50 or older. More...

WIC PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

The Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program, which is available at the Person County Department of Public Health, is accepting applications on Monday through Friday from 8-11 a.m., and from 1-3 p.m. More...

Straddling the line between realistic, fantastic

The Kirby Gallery of the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro is featuring ‘Explorations’ - Artwork by Adrienne Knowles’ an acrylic painter extraordinaire.  More...

Let’s move it

A sedentary life style is one of the largest risk factors for cardiovascular and other diseases, yet many of us do not make exercise a priority.  More...

National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving course offered through PCC

Piedmont Community College (PCC) is offering the National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving course. More...

Free Orientation to Healthcare Careers class offered at PCC

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer a free Orientation to Healthcare Careers class Jan. 16 through Jan. 23, Monday - Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the on the Caswell County Campus, located at331 Piedmont Drive in Yanceyville.  More...

Put up the pack

As we move closer to the end of the year, many of us are trying to figure out our New Year’s Resolutions. Well, with every New Year brings a chance to make a significant change in our lives. More...

Community breakfast celebration

Love Outreach held it’s first Sister 2 Sister community breakfast celebration with the women of the Brookwood community on Saturday, Dec. 16. More...

Trip to New Orleans planned

The Person County Recreation, Parks and Arts Department is sponsoring a trip to New Orleans from Sunday, April 22 to Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Join the group and travel south to the historic city of New Orleans. More...

Very entertaining

How can you keep holiday entertaining as much fun and stress free for you as for your guests? More...

Holiday Craft Workshop planned for Thursday, Dec. 14 at Senior Center

On Thursday, Dec. 14, the Person County Senior Center will offer its final Holiday Craft Workshop for the season from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program provides assistance to eligible families

The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program provides a combination of supplemental healthy foods, nutrition and health information, breastfeeding promotion and support in addition to referrals to other health care and commun More...

Dealing with the holiday rush

This time of year, we are all trying to find ways to cope with the holiday rush. There are so many things going on and we often have so much to get done with so little time to do it.  Here are a few tips to help you during this holiday season. More...

Trip to New Orleans scheduled this spring

The Person County Recreation, Parks and Arts Department is sponsoring a trip to New Orleans from Sunday, April 22 to Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Join the group and travel south to the historic city of New Orleans. More...

A Concert for the Christmas Season

Rich harmonies, joyful bells and the occasional bout of laughter spilled out of the Roxboro Baptist Church sanctuary on Monday night, as the Community Choir of Roxboro held its last week of rehearsals for its annual Christmas concert on Dec. More...

Holiday gardens

At the Roxboro Garden Club meeting held on Nov. 7, members constructed outdoor Christmas light balls for gardens where they will make quite a display at night. More...

‘The Gingerbread Boy’ holiday event coming to library

The Person County Public Library invites folks to a holiday event to be held at the library.  Kids, do you know the Gingerbread Man?  Rags to Riches, Theatre for Young Audiences will return to Person County Public Library on Thursday, Dec. More...

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Provides Assistance to Eligible Fa milies

The Women, Infants, and Children Supplemental Nutrition Program provides a combination of supplemental healthy foods, nutrition and health information, breastfeeding promotion and support in additional to referrals to other health care and community More...

Beekeeping classes to begin Jan. 18

Have you ever thought about keeping bees but never knew where to begin? Are you a current beekeeper who wants to build general beekeeping skills? Do you have an interest in learning about this ancient and environmentally beneficial craft? More...

Prepare safe and healthy family meals

Preparing healthy and safe meals at home is made easy with new resources from the non-profit Partnership for Food Safety Education and the Food Marketing Institute Foundation.  One of the home food safety tips that everyone can follow is to &ld More...

Basket class participants to weave square basket

Basket class will be held at the Person County Senior Center at 87 Semora Road, on Tuesday, Dec. 5 starting at 9 a.m.  Participants will weave an eight-inch square basket with a slotted wood base and a 10-inch top push handle. More...

Rougemont Christmas party, tree lighting to be held Saturday

Ringing bells, glistening trees and children on their best behavior can mean only one thing — Christmas is coming and it is time for the Rougemont Community Christmas Party and Tree Lighting.  The party will take place Saturday, Dec. More...

PCC to offer Medication Tech Training

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer Medication Tech Exam Prep (Med Tech) training on the Caswell County campus Dec. 4 – 13. Classes will be held on Monday – Thursday from 1:45 to 5 p.m.  More...

Roxboro Branch of Carolina Farm Credit donates items to Christian Help Center

The Roxboro Branch of Carolina Farm Credit recently spent an afternoon purchasing nonperishable food items and gift cards to be donated to the Christian Help Center in Roxboro. More...

Certified Production Technician training available at PCC’s Workforce Training Center

Piedmont Community College (PCC) will offer the Certified Production Technician (CPT) training beginning with a free Orientation to CPT Dec. 4 – 18.  This orientation will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Not all carbs are created equal

Our recent articles have focused on diet myths and types of fats, so we now want to make sure that we discuss carbohydrates.  More...

Lighten up the holiday

One of the great things about the holidays is there is usually plenty of leftovers, which can be a great thing if handled properly. More...

Holiday Craft Workshop planned for Saturday, Nov. 18 at Senior Center

On Saturday, Nov. 18, the Person County Senior Center will offer a Holiday Craft Workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the senior center at 87 Semora Rd.  Participants can make a fun holiday craft for themselves or to give as a gift.  More...

Have a healthier holiday

The Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) program recently hosted the monthly Lunch N’ Learn workshop focused on healthy holidays.  More...

PCC’s latest Nurse Aide class achieves 100 percent pass rate on state exam

Piedmont Community College’s (PCC) Nurse Aide curriculum program prepares individuals to work under the supervision of licensed health care professionals in performing nursing care and services for persons of all ages.  More...

Senior Center sponsoring trip to The Barn Dinner Theatre

The Person County Senior Center will sponsor a trip to The Barn Dinner Theatre in Greensboro on Wednesday, Dec. 6 to see “Groovin’ Christmas.”  The 1 p.m. More...

District 9A Court appoints Guardian ad Litem child advocates

Guardian ad Litem volunteers were sworn in by the Honorable Judge J. Hoyte Stultz on Oct. 30. Pictured, from left, are Nancy Jeffrey, GAL program specialist, Michael Mandl, volunteer; Natrika Williams, volunteer; District Court Judge, J. More...